The Single-A Daytona Cubs (Florida State League) have been named Baseball America‘s 2013 Minor League Team of the Year. Read more here.
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Eugene (OR) School District received four proposals by Tuesday afternoon’s deadline to submit offers for Civic Stadium, the former home of the Single-A Eugene Emeralds (Northwest League), and the property on which it sits. The offers ranged from a low of $16.56 to a high of $5 million. Read more here. View proposals here.
Auburn Community Baseball, the not-for-profit organization charged with managing the Single-A Auburn Doubledays (New York-Penn League) and Falcon Park for the city is requesting $125,000 from the city to pay outstanding debts owed to various vendors and suppliers. A vote on the request is scheduled for Dec. 5. Read more here.
There’s really not much new news here, but Art Silber, the owner of the Single-A Potomac Nationals (Carolina League), told the Prince William County Board of Supervisors recently that he is getting closer to a deal to bring a new ballpark to Woodbridge (VA). He also said that the team might move, if approvals are not in place to begin construction by 2015. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports community fund, the Anchor Fund, is the first of its kind in the 70-year history of the organization. The Fund was established in 2007 and will help fund many community projects, with a focus on youth centers and youth sports. Continue reading
The partners planning to build a $29 million baseball stadium in Fredericksburg (VA) for the Single-A Hagerstown Suns (South Atlantic League) have gotten approval for financing from two banks, though they are still negotiating the terms, City Manager Bev Cameron said Tuesday. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws have unveiled the first wave of their 2014 promotional schedule, marking the earliest point BlueClaws fans have been able to see the promotional nights for the upcoming season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vermont Lake Monsters, the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, are proud to unveil a new team logo and identity featuring the team’s mascot, Champ, as the team begins their 21st season of Minor League Baseball. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Greenville Drive announced today that they are promoting a key front office member to lead the South Atlantic League club, as Eric Jarinko has been named as the organization’s new General Manager. Jarinko has been with the Drive since their inaugural season in 2006, most recently serving as the organization’s Assistant General Manager. In his new role, the 31-year-old will oversee the Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – HWS Baseball announced today that Jordan Taylor will be promoted to Vice President-HWS Baseball effective immediately. Taylor will continue his duties as General Manager of the Scrappers as well as have increased involvement in the other teams owned by HWS Baseball. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits have made a pair of offseason acquisitions, as they announced on Tuesday their two new assistant general managers, whom the Midwest League club will have oversee the baseball operations of the franchise and the year-round special events at Modern Woodmen Park. Continue reading
Spartanburg (SC) School District 7 is replacing the exterior wall at Duncan Park stadium — the first of several renovation projects planned for the historic stadium. The ballpark was the former home for the Spartanburg Phillies (South Atlantic League) and summer collegiate Spartanburg Stingers (Coastal Plain League). Read more here. Visit Friends of Duncan Park here.
The North Augusta (SC) City Council voted 6-1 Monday for third-reading approval on the ordinance that will allow the city to create a Tax Increment Financing district to fund the $144 million Project Jackson public development. The project could include a baseball stadium for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is proud to announce that JC Fraser has accepted the position of General Manager, the 12th in club history dating back to 1978. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – While the Quad Cities River Bandits franchise and Modern Woodmen Park expand their array of entertainment, the team is growing its logo mark lineup, as General Manager Andrew Chesser revealed new logos at a press conference in the sports lounge of Modern Woodmen Park Monday afternoon. Continue reading
Wanting to create a park inside a park, Dave Heller, the owner of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League), has bought a new ride called a Drop and Twist to compliment the merry-go-round and Ferris wheel at Modern Woodmen Park. The attractions will be ready by May 2014 and stay open even when the Bandits are on the road. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – In continuing their front office plans and alignment for the upcoming 2014 season, the Drive’s ninth year in Downtown Greenville at award-winning Fluor Field, the organization announced the hiring of Emily Walker as Senior Director, Business Development. In this position, Walker will be part of the Drive’s senior leadership team with responsibilities to develop and Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power announced the hiring of Ken Fogel as Executive Vice President. Continue reading
Despite the reality that the Single-A Hagerstown Suns (South Atlantic League) are likely relocating to Fredericksburg (VA) in 2015, the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay for about $15,000 in capital imprvements to 83-year-old Municipal Stadium to honor the team’s lease. Read more here.
The Ocala (FL) City Council on Tuesday sent a request to the Marion County Commission to put a five-year half-cent sales tax to build a baseball stadium for the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League) on the ballot no later than March 31 for voter approval. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday that the Charleston RiverDogs are the winners of the 48th annual Larry MacPhail Award, symbolizing the top promotional effort in all of Minor League Baseball. The RiverDogs will receive their award at the Baseball Winter Meeting Banquet at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 12. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE - On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 – the Inland Empire 66ers invite you to a grand unveiling event at local-favorite Hangar 24 Brewery in Redlands. The California League Champions have been hard at work transforming the brand of the 66ers and are now ready to unveil new logos ahead of their 2014 campaign. Special edition pint glasses will be provided as a Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ announced today that the Vancouver Canadians are the winners of the 40th annual John H. Johnson President’s Award. The Canadians will receive Minor League Baseball’s top honor at the Baseball Winter Meetings™ Banquet at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 12. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lancaster JetHawks Professional Baseball Club, class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, introduced updates to its team identity system during an open house party at The Hangar Wednesday evening. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On March 18, 2004, the shovels hit the dirt for the first time on the site designated to save baseball in Charleston. A new downtown baseball diamond was to be built after 56 years at Watt Powell Park in Kanawha City. Continue reading
The New York Yankees and Ocala (FL) officials today outlined a tentative agreement to move the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League) from Tampa to Ocala, pending approval of a new $38 million stadium. Read more and view photos here.
The Single-A West Virginia Power (South Atlantic League) will host a South Charleston Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Charles Ryan & Associates tonight from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to unveil a new logo to commemorate the team’s 10th season. Click here to RSVP for the event.
PRESS RELEASE – The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that A.J. Grant has been named Manager of McKechnie Field Operations and General Manager of the Bradenton Marauders. The appointment was announced by Dennis DaPra, Executive Vice President and General Manager of PNC Park and Facility Management. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – One year after being introduced, Lexington Legends caps featuring the team’s mustache logo have been sold to customers in all 50 states. A recent order from Montana gave the mustache cap a sweep of the nation. In all, 574 mustache caps were sold during the 2013 season, and 275 more were ordered by retailers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits are promoting a key front office member to lead the Midwest League club, as the team announced that two-year Assistant General Manager Andrew Chesser is the Midwest League club’s new General Manager at a press conference with River Bandits co-owner Dave Heller Thursday afternoon at Modern Woodmen Park. Continue reading
The Greenville Drive made public the first of several key roles which will be filled as the organization aligns to build on its 8-year run as the Upstate’s premier family entertainment venue. Nate Lipscomb, who has been with the team since it came to Greenville, has accepted the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Relationship Officer and will lead the organization’s Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, Class-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced a trio of personnel promotions Tuesday morning, elevating three long-time staff members to new positions. Continue reading
The Single-A Hagerstown Suns (South Atlantic League) and Diamond Nation finalized an agreement Monday with the slavery museum organization and its largest creditor to buy the land along Interstate 95 in Celebrate Virginia South where the U.S. National Slavery Museum was to have been built in Fredericksburg (VA). Read more here.
The North Augusta (SC) City Council gave Project Jackson first-reading approval by a 6-1 vote Monday night. The $144 million riverfront development would include a new stadium for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League). Two more readings of the ordinance amending an existing Tax Increment Financing district are scheduled for Nov. 4 and Nov. 18. Read more here.
More than 1,700 showed up at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George on Saturday, October 19, for the 2013 Staten Island Yankees Brewfest. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.